CHILDREN’S AUTHOR

Jacqui Shepherd

Hello and welcome to my website. If you want to get to know me and find out more about the books I’ve written, am currently writing, and much more, you’ve come to the right place!

CHILDREN’S AUTHOR

Jacqui Shepherd

Hello and welcome to my website. If you want to get to know me and find out more about the books I’ve written, am currently writing, and much more, you’ve come to the right place!

Featured Books

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These stories aim to entertain, encourage and empower. They include lessons such as the importance of forgiveness, good manners, patience, gratitude, self-acceptance, learning from mistakes and much, much more. I created them as series but each book is a stand-alone story, and can be bought separately. Don’t miss out, get them all!

Ozzy the octopus

Ozzy the octopus is an entertaining story about making mistakes.

Tagu the turtle

Tagu the turtle is an entertaining story about being good to your friends.

Dis-cow-very

Dis-cow-very is about Molly the cow who wants to leave the farm she lives on to go exploring and discover things. 

For-goat-ten

For-goat-ten is about Roxi the goat who thinks she has been left behind and forgotten. 

About Jacqui

Jacqui Shepherd, children’s author, was born in Zimbabwe, started her schooling years in England and now resides in South Africa. As a child she loved Winnie the Pooh stories and books by Dr Seuss. She is a big Roald Dahl fan. Jacqui inherited her storytelling talent from her father and first began creating her own stories to amuse her four children. Although Jacqui’s children are now grown up and making their own way in the world, they remain her inspiration. Besides being entertaining, many of Jacqui’s stories have important lessons, which help to instil values and attitudes that help children in their daily lives. Jacqui believes that it is important to read to a child and to teach a child to love reading.

She is in full agreement with the famous Dr Seuss quote:

You are never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.

What I am busy with

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I have some new series ready and I’m currently looking for the perfect publisher to produce them. I’m also writing some individual books that are fun, entertaining and have a feel-good element. I plan to self-publish some of these individual books through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing. I have many more stories playing around in my mind, just waiting to be written down and brought to life. What will my next story be about? Your guess is as good as mine, but I can hardly wait to find out.

Courage is a choice

“Courage is not the absence of fear, it is the ability to act in the presence of fear.” – Bruce Lee. Fear is a necessary emotion. Our instinctual fear of dangerous things and situations, ensures that we steer clear of them, thereby avoiding harm. A sparking electrical...

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Mother of the Bride

“My greatest blessings call me mom.”– Unknown. I'm sure most girls start thinking about their wedding day from a very young age. In their minds they conjure up an image of their prince charming. They fantasize about the perfect, jaw dropping wedding dress and see...

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Friendship…handle with care

“A Sweet Friendship Refreshes the Soul.” Proverbs 27:9 I am sure you are familiar with the term, “No man is an island”. This simply means that we were not created to live isolated lives. Every person, no matter how well adjusted, can benefit from friendship. “A day...

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